Recent patent infringement cases filed in the Eastern District of Texas

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jul. 15, 2012, 11:39am


Marshall Division

July 12

  • Cronos Technologies v. Fossil Inc.

    Cronos is a Delaware limited liability company with its principal place of business in Wilmington, Del.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 5, 664,110 issued Dec. 8, 1994, for Remote Ordering System.

    Cronos is asking the court to issue an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, attorney's fees and court costs.

    The plaintiff is represented by Melissa Richards Smith of Gilliam & Smith LLP in Marshall, Douglas L. Bridges of Heninger Garrison Davis in Mobile, Ala., and Jacqueline K. Burt of Heninger Garrison Davis in Atlanta, Ga.

    Case No. 2:12-cv-00402

    Tyler Division

    July 6

  • NobelBiz Inc. v. Omega Services

    NobelBiz is a privately held Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Carlsbad, California.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,899,169 issued on March 1, 2011, for System And Method For Modifying Communication Information.

    The plaintiff is asking the court for an injunction and for an award of damages, lost profits, treble damages, interest, court costs and attorney fees.

    NobelBiz is represented by S. Calvin Capshaw, Elizabeth L. DeRieux and D. Jeffrey Rambin of Capshaw DeRieux in Gladewater and Ralph A. Dengler, Charles H. Chevalier and William A. Hector of Gibbons P.C. in Newark, N.J.  

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00432

    July 10

  • EMG Technology v. Google Inc.

    EMG is a California limited liability company organized with its principal place of business in Los Angeles, Calif.

    The defendant is accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 7,441,196 issued on Oct. 21, 2008, for Apparatus and Method of Manipulating a Region on a Wireless Device for Viewing, Zooming and Scrolling Internet Content.

    EMG is asking the court to issue an injunction to prevent further infringement and for an award of damages, including royalty or lost profits, enhanced damages, interest, attorney's fees and court costs.

    The plaintiff is represented by Charles Ainsworth and Robert Christopher Bunt of Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth in Tyler and Stanley Gibson and Gregory S. Cordey of Jeffer Mangels Butler Mitchell of Los Angeles, Calif.  

    A jury trial is requested.

    U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis is assigned to the case.

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00439

    July 12

  • Guardian Media Technologies Ltd. v. TCL Corp. et al

    Guardian Media Technologies is a limited partnership with its principal place of business in Longview.

    The defendants are TCL Corp., TCL Multimedia Holdings Ltd., TTE Corp. and Manufacturas Avanzadas S.A. DE C.V.  

    The defendants are accused of infringing on U.S. Patent No. 4,930,160 issued May 29, 1990, for Automatic Censorship of Video Programs.

    The plaintiff is asking the court for an award of damages, costs, treble damages, interest and attorney's fees.

    S. Calvin Capshaw, Elizabeth L. DeRieux and D. Jeffrey Rambin of Capshaw DeRieux in Longview; and Matthew J. Antonelli, Zachariah S. Harrington and Larry D. Thompson Jr. of Antonelli, Harrington & Thompson in Houston are representing Guardian Media.  

    Jury trial is requested.

    Case No. 6:12-cv-00448

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